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How You Can Help Give a Voice to the Voiceless in Haiti
Nehemiah Records is an international indie record label committed to giving a voice to the voiceless. Nehemiah Records was established by Steph Leigh Limage while she was filming a feature documentary in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. During her adventures she wound up in the projects of Port Au Prince producing beats with artists who were living in tent cities after the earthquake. What she discovered was a pool of extremely talented artists who had no way to support them selves, through this need Nehemiah Records was born.Learn all about the movement and how you can help.
Published on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 5:57 PM
Inside Look: The Crash Reel
This visual stunning film combines twenty years of stunning action footage with new specially-shot verité footage and interviews as it follows U.S. champion snowboarder Kevin Pearce and exposes the irresistible but potentially fatal appeal of extreme sports. An escalating rivalry between Kevin and his nemesis Shaun White in the run-up to the Olympics leaves Shaun on top of the Olympic podium and Kevin in a coma following a training accident. Kevin's family flies to his side and helps him rebuild his life as a brain injury survivor. But when he insists he wants to return to the sport he still loves, doctors caution him that even a small blow to the head could be enough to kill him. How much risk is too much? Get an inside look on the creation of this awe-inspiring documentary from DP, Nick Higgins.
Published on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 11:00 AM
Oscar-nominated 'Cartel Land' on Blurring the Lines of Good & Evil Waged by the War on Drugs
Since 2007, more than 100,000 Mexican citizens have been murdered due to the Mexican drug war, while also bringing an influx of drugs and violence into the United States. The 2016 Academy Award winner for best documentary, 'Cartel Land,' introduces a part of the story that most have been unable to see thus far: the existance of vigilantes on both sides of the border that aid in combating the cartels.
Published on Friday, February 26, 2016 10:58 AM
5 Tips to Ensure Your Video Doesn't Suck
Making sure you have the basics covered is a must, yet over and over again we sometimes see the basics missing in the work we come across. Whether it's in a documentary, a short or simply your demo reel, making sure you're video doesn't suck is key to landing that gig you've always wanted. So with the new year, let's start a new list of what shouldn't be lacking in any of your 2015 projects.
Published on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 3:25 PM
Director Rik Reinholdtsen Brings a Show Stopping Cinematic Look to HBO Max's Legendary
HBO Max’s Legendary isn’t the first reality competition series to shine a light on a fascinating slice of LGBTQ+ culture, but series director Rik Reinholdtsen brought a showstopping cinematic look to the Ballroom competition show’s first season that is unlike anything you've ever seen before. Reinholdtsen (Cooked with Cannabis, Inside the Actor’s Studio, Chelsea) shot with the Canon EOS C700 Full-Frame Cinema Camera, EOS C500 Mark II, and Sumire Prime Lenses to create a larger-than-life look that matched the majesty of the Ballroom performances, which blend dance, performance art and fashion. Reinholdtsen used the same gear to shoot in the field for the documentary portions of the show, helping him achieve a cohesive look. We spoke exclusively to Reinholdtsen about his experience on Legendary, why Canon was the right choice for this project, and what inspired the show’s aesthetic.
Published on Friday, November 6, 2020 10:00 AM
Inside Look: Jeremy Carr's, "Other Madnesses" showcased at First Time Fest
Jeremy Carr, whose film Other Madnesses, is a dark study of a reclusive NYC tour guide who suffers from nightmares that force him to lash out at threats he perceives around him. Carr's film took roughly eight years to go from script to screen, including six years' of filming. Get an inside look at this director's work, advice and tips for first time filmmakers.
Published on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 11:15 AM
Sundance 2019: Editors Discuss Films Premiering at the Festival
Every winter in Utah, the Sundance Film Festival becomes the ultimate gathering of original storytellers and audiences. The festival includes dramatic and documentary features and short films; series and episodic content; and New Frontier, showcasing emerging media in the form of multimedia installations, performances, and films. When you attend Sundance, you can expect to attend daily filmmaker conversations, panel discussions, and live music events.
Published on Friday, January 25, 2019 10:00 AM
The Village of Peace Releases During Black History Month; Tackles Controversies
The latest buzz regarding NBA Star and Filmmaker, Amar'e Stoudemire's latest film project, The Village of Peace, tells the story of African Hebrew Israelites who move from Chicago to the Israeli desert. Gaining plenty of support from film festivals worldwide, including the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival, San Francisco Jewish Film Festival and others, the film highlights the incredibly powerful story of African Hebrews, dating back to the Civil Rights Movement.
Published on Monday, February 29, 2016 9:00 AM
Director Kirsten Johnson Documents Raw & Personal Netflix's Dick Johnson Is Dead
Netflix’s Dick Johnson Is Dead explores the complex emotions we feel as our loved ones grow old in a highly imaginative and cathartic story of a daughter’s love for her father as he nears the end of his life. Award-winning filmmaker and director Kirsten Johnson celebrates her father in this bittersweet tribute as a way for them to both cope with the evitable, blending imaginary scenes and real-life events as her and her father experience pain, love and joy.
Published on Monday, January 11, 2021 10:00 AM
Sound Insight with Production Sound Mixer José Frías
With a career that spans back to his days in recording more than a decade ago, Production Sound Mixer José Frías has long-held a love for the audio industry. Although he got his start in music, he’s held many different audio production roles, which has led to his working on projects for high-profile clients, such as Motorola, IBM, ESPN, Time Magazine and more.
Published on Friday, October 4, 2019 10:00 AM
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